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The Railway Children

by E Nesbit

January 8, 2012 | Trade Paperback |

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When Father goes away with two strangers one evening, the lives of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are shattered. They and Mother have to move from their comfortable London home to go and live in a simple country cottage, where Mother writes books to make ends meet.
However, they soon come to love the railway that runs near their cottage, and they make a habit of waving every day to the Old Gentleman who rides on it. They befriend the porter, Perks, and through him learn railway lore and much else. They have many adventures, and why they save a train from disaster, they are helped by the Old Gentleman to solve the mystery of Father's dissapearance, and the family is happily reunited.
12 cm x 20 cm 204 page paperback.

Format: Trade Paperback

Published: January 8, 2012

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1853261076

ISBN - 13: 9781853261077

Found in: Historical
Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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The Railway Children

The Railway Children

by E Nesbit

Format: Trade Paperback

Published: January 8, 2012

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1853261076

ISBN - 13: 9781853261077

About the Book

When Father goes away with two strangers one evening, the lives of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are shattered. They and their mother have to move from their comfortable London home to go and live in a simple country cottage, where Mother writes books to make ends meet.

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When Father goes away with two strangers one evening, the lives of Roberta, Peter and Phyllis are shattered. They and Mother have to move from their comfortable London home to go and live in a simple country cottage, where Mother writes books to make ends meet.
However, they soon come to love the railway that runs near their cottage, and they make a habit of waving every day to the Old Gentleman who rides on it. They befriend the porter, Perks, and through him learn railway lore and much else. They have many adventures, and why they save a train from disaster, they are helped by the Old Gentleman to solve the mystery of Father's dissapearance, and the family is happily reunited.
12 cm x 20 cm 204 page paperback.

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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